The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 35 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing User Stories 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.68% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.65 £104.41
% change year-on-year
+22.51% -68.72%
User Stories
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 295 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.78% 80.16% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 213 288
Median daily rate £420 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Stories across the Swindon region.

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

User Stories
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements